Category Archives: Earth Friendly

Why Shop Secondhand

I’m not ashamed to admit it.  I love to shop secondhand.  I’m also a huge bargain hunter. And I love a good name brand.  If it’s a good deal and a brand I enjoy, the love goes deeper. For example, I love Spanx faux leather leggings, but I don’t love the $98 price tag.  I...

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    My Adventure Badge Should Read ECUADOR

    Last month I met up with my sister, brother in law and their team. We hopped on a plane and headed to Quito, Ecuador.  My sister, Rachel, owns a gymnastics gym in Michigan. Her husband, John, works for a water treatment company. John has an uncle who has dedicated his life to providing clean water...

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      How This New Yorker Eats for Under $50 a Week

      Hi everyone, I am back! I’m Ellexa, Sara’s oldest daughter and guest blogger on Simply Sara Anthony. I’m coming to you from my new home for the summer, the big and beautiful New York City. In case you’re curious, 1. It’s been an absolute DREAM to live here; the bright lights never get old. 2....

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      • ChristyI love this so much! This is so simple. So clean. So thoughtful all around. Thank you too for the specifics!! Curious-  no goat cheese or vinaigrette or anything with the dinners? ReplyCancel

      • JohnI’m so very impressed with my small town Princess surviving in the Big Apple, not to mention driving her bosses’ (Enterprise) late model cars their during rush hour.
        Just a note on veggies, don’t forget the sliced cucumbers. I think they R your meat substitutes.ReplyCancel

      • JohnI remember “Europe On $5 a day” in 1964, but New York City on $50/wk, wow! You can’t even add eggs to your diet or the subway.ReplyCancel

      • SuzanneMy daughter has lived in Brooklyn for many years and those produce stores are THE BEST! ReplyCancel

      REDUCING PLASTIC WASTE: 5 EASY SWAPS FOR EVERYONE EVERYWHERE

      Hey everyone, Ellexa here! I am back and thrilled to talk today about something that really has me excited lately. For the last year, I have been learning more about the effects of reducing my waste, and making small changes in my lifestyle to keep the oceans blue and the landfills minimal. If you’re living...

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      • Jeanene MccorryThere are certainly a lot of details like that to take into consideration. That is a great point to bring up. I offer the thoughts above as general inspiration but clearly there are questions like the one you bring up where the most important thing will be working in honest good faith. I don?t know if best practices have emerged around things like that, but I am sure that your job is clearly identified as a fair game. Both boys and girls feel the impact of just a moment?s pleasure, for the rest of their lives.ReplyCancel

      Eco-Friendly Holiday Wrapping with Ellexa

      Since I was little I have always begged my mom to let me help her wrap gifts. With the holiday season in full swing, it’s still something I look forward to. I love the special meaning gift wrapping adds to a present.Some of my favorite things to wrap with that I already have around the...

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